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Lightweight materials

Lightweight materials

Each kilo saved on an aircraft is a massive cost saved on aircraft life duration. Amphenol Socapex’s technological developments aim to provide light-weight solutions and composite materials to aircraft manufacturers’programs.

>Our expertise in composite material and light-weight materials enables us to provide efficient and competitive interconnect solutions to our customers.
Our array of competencies and technologies include thermoplastic, thermoset and silicone. They are tested and measured to meet the actual light-weight requests and anticipate the needs for both stronger and lighter composite solutions for aerospace applications.

>Large investments in R&D and advanced technology have played a key role in developing market-leading products and value-added solutions that bring new value to our customers. Amphenol Socapex’s products were selected for some major aircraft programs. For instance, Amphenol Socapex is the only interconnect solutions manufacturer to be selected on the A350 program both for its connectors EN3645 and backshells ABS2216.